Sprinkler mandate upheld

There were so many sprinkler supporters in the house at yesterday's ICC meeting that the Baltimore fire department said they were creating a fire hazard by exceeding the limit of building's occupancy limit. Fortunately, there were no fires, and advocates will be pleased to learn that the sprinkler crowd prevailed in their goal of keeping a sprinkler mandate for new one- and two-family homes in the ICC building code. Here's the link to the story